Tahoe Truckee community announcements
North Tahoe ARTS, 380 N. Lake Blvd., Tahoe City will hold a First Friday opening reception for andamp;#8220;Portraits and Figuresandamp;#8221; Friday, April 1, 5-7 p.m. with refreshments and wine. This exhibit showcases a talented collection of artists from Sacramento, North Lake Tahoe, and Nevada. These artists have an eye for figurative art, displayed in many mediums, interpretations and insights. This show runs in conjunction with local high school students art exhibit upstairs in the Corison Loft. Call 530-581-2787, e-mail email@example.com or visit http://www.northtahoearts.com.
Maybe you have met Jonah before at a Riverside Studio First Friday in Brickelltown. He is also a tattoo artist at Truth Tattoo. He is an amazing ceramic artist. Art reception featuring local artists Ron Duhamel and Jonah Harjar, April 1, 4-8 p.m., Riverside Studios, 10060 Donner Pass Road. It will blow your socks off. Wine, light appetizers and incredible art.
The Lodge at Tahoe Donner will be donating 20 percent of their food and beverage sales to the Truckee Wolverine Boosters Friday, April 1, 5-9 p.m. The Truckee Wolverine Boosters will then use the money to support high school clubs and athletic teams and give out academic and vocational scholarships at Truckee High School, which has given out more than $35,000 this year to help support the students at Truckee High. Reservations are recommended at 530-587-9455.
Watch the local andamp;#8220;Little Dogandamp;#8221; population compete for the title of andamp;#8220;Most Talented.andamp;#8221; See martial artists break bricks and boards. Enjoy homemade Mexican food. Play games and win raffle prizes. The Boys andamp; Girls Club of North Lake Tahoe and Positive Karate USA invite your family to join theirs Saturday, April 2, 5-8 p.m. at the Club, 8125 Steelhead, Kings Beach, for an evening of entertainment and food. Proceeds will benefit the local community athletic programs of both organizations. If you would like to donate raffle prizes, buy raffle tickets, register your doggie for the competition, or just get more info, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Monthly Pancake Breakfast fundraiser to benefit the Senior Meals program and the Meals on Wheels will be held on April 3, 8-11:30 a.m. in the dining room of the Truckee Donner Senior Apartments at 10040 Estates Drive in Truckee. This month’s sponsor is the Truckee Soroptimist. Call 530-587-5086. Honoring all the volunteers who work to make our Senior Meals and Meals on Wheels programs a success at this breakfast. Open to everyone! Adults: $7, children: $3. Come early.
Rideout Community Center, 740 Timberland Lane, Tahoe City, has a fun-filled week for your children during spring break, April 4-8. The week will include field trips to Sky High Sports, the Maritime Museum, bowling, sledding, and a movie trip. The camp runs 9 a.m.-5 p.m. each day and costs $155/$145 for the week. Drop-ins will also be taken each day based on availability. For more details visit http://www.tahoecitypud.com or call 530-583-3440, ext. 10.
Join an introduction to various methods of art applied to leather. You will learn forming, stretching, painting, inlaid designs, burning, and printing. Each student will personalize an art piece in class. No previous experience required. Nina Ski is a professional artist and teacher who is very active in the Arts in the Lake Tahoe /Truckee region. Classes will be held Tuesdays, April 5 and 12, 6-9 p.m. at Sierra College, Tahoe-Truckee campus. Cost: $56 plus $20 materials at class. Pre-register online at http://www.sccommed.org or call 530-550-2225.
Join Ralph and Lisa Cutter at Cal-Neva for the April 6 meeting of the Tahoe Truckee Fly Fishers. These world-renowned authors, filmmakers and illustrators will give a presentation on where to look for trout, how to see them and how to analyze their feeding behavior. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from two of the best. With award-winning underwater photography, see how the fish really feed and react to our presentations. Mixer and food at 5:30 p.m. Program at 6:30. Call Guy Perman at 530-386-9903 for info.
Lake of the Sky Garden Club has grant funds available for community-related garden projects in the North Lake Tahoe area. To obtain an application, call Emily Hatch, 530-582-8487, or e-mail email@example.com. Applications must be received by April 15, 2011. The club generally meets on the last Monday of the month from March through October. For a schedule and more information, visit http://www.lake-of-the-sky.org.
Lecture by Mark McLaughlin, April 7. Tahoe historian Mark McLaughlin explains how the Lake Tahoe basin and its environment dealt with the disastrous consequences of the 1859 discovery of silver in western Nevada and the development of the Comstock Lodes. Learn also how scientists are researching for solutions to environmental challenges at this alpine lake. The Mark Twain Cultural Center, 760 Mays Blvd. Ste. 10, doors open at 6 p.m., show begins at 7 p.m. Bring your own dinner and beverage. Comfortable chairs and tables provided. Tickets are $10 adults; $8 seniors; $5 students. Visit marktwainculturalcenter.org or call 775-831-2820.
The North Lake Tahoe Chamber of Commerce will host their next Chamber Business Mixer at Mt. Rose andamp;#8211; Ski Tahoe Thursday, April 7, 4-6 p.m., with the option to ski or ride the resort for just $19 per person that same day. Attendees will mix and mingle and enjoy drinks and appetizers at Mt. Rose andamp;#8211; Ski Tahoe’s new Winters Creek Lodge located off Highway 431. This event is free and open to the public andamp;#8211; both chamber members and non-members. No RSVP is required. To purchase the special lift tickets visit http://www.NorthLakeTahoeChamber.com. Call 530-581-8764 for more information.
Truckee Donner PUD Boardroom, 11570 Donner Pass Road, Truckee, April 11, 12 and 14, 6 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 6 p.m. all three nights. Hunters are required to take 10 hours of hunting education and safety to obtain a passing certificate. Certificates are necessary to obtain a hunting license in all states. Students under 12 years are advised to bring a parent or responsible adult. To sign up call 530-587-4844 as class size is limited.
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